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Louisiana float wins Rose Parade award

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Jan 02, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-02 12:39:39-05

Louisiana's float in the Rose Parade won the Showmanship Award for most outstanding display of showmanship and entertainment today.

The float - Celebration Riverboat - was featured in today’s 134th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.

Riding the float are 21 fairs and festival queens along with a former Shriners Hospital patient.

This year’s theme is Turning the Corner.

Entertaining the crowd was Louisiana native and country singer Lainey Wilson.

You can watch a time-lapse video of the float's construction here:

To read more about the float, click here.